COVID-19 Testing

Community Testing

If you are experiencing symptom(s) and you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the past 14 days, get tested immediately! If you have no symptoms, but have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, wait 5-7 days from the date of exposure to get tested.

COVID-19 symptoms include:

  • fever or chills
  • cough
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • fatigue
  • muscle or body aches
  • headache
  • new loss of taste or smell
  • sore throat
  • congestion or runny nose
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea

Free testing is available for people without insurance or who don’t have a regular doctor. If you have a doctor, please contact their office to arrange for testing.

What you’ll need to get free testing:

  • A photo ID with your date of birth. Testing is available regardless of your citizenship/immigration status.
  • Insurance card, if you have insurance. If you have insurance, Medicare or Medicaid you must provide this information and the lab will bill them. You will not be charged for the test.  You do not need to have insurance or a doctor’s note to schedule a test.

1. Schedule a Test

Register Online (Form is in English)

  • Choose a testing location below to begin registration process. Appointments are available Monday-Saturday.
  • Choose an appointment time before you go. Enter insurance information if you have insurance. You do not need to create an account.
  • You will receive multiple confirmation texts from “Solv”. Tap on the link in the text to complete online forms before your appointment.
  • PLEASE NOTE:  The online forms will be blank. This is to protect your privacy. If you already entered your insurance when you booked your appointment, there is no need to enter it again.
  • If you need help with registration, call the King County COVID-19 Call Center (open 7 days a week, 8 AM – 7 PM), at 206-477-3977
  • If you need an interpreter, please tell us in English the language you need. We will then connect you with an interpreter.

If you have SYMPTOMS get test RIGHT AWAY. You may be screened at the site.

2. Visit the Testing Site

  • After registration, you will be able to drive or walk to the testing site at your scheduled time.
  • The process will take about 15 minutes. Wear your face covering when visiting the site.
  • After the test, remember to save the QR code that is given to you at the test site. Here’s an example of the QR code:

3. Get Your Results

  • You will receive a text message notifying you when your results are available if the phone number you provided during registration is SMS enabled. 
  •  Access your results directly using the camera on your phone, OR
  • Visit the and enter the 16-digit retrieval code and your date of birth on the page.

Learn more about COVID-19 Symptoms, Testing and Care at